@yojimbo @GuerillaOntologist It was the fiction of "ride sharing" that allowed them to ignore city ordinances in many communities by claiming that they weren't cabs. Madison did stand up to them, but then the legislature (with Democratic support) changed the law and gutted local control. Sadly (and an insult to injury) one of the lead Dems to do this was the son of the key lobbyist for the transportation companies!
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